November 17, 2009

Newspapers Raided for Corruption

Most of New York's major newspapers were raided for corruption this week, as part of an ongoing investigation into union corruption in the newspaper business.

The circulation offices of the NY Times, the Daily News, spanish language paper El Diario and others were all the targets of raids set off by the Manhattan District Attorney's office, as they investigate possible corruption in the Newspaper and Mail Deliverers Union, who are responsible for distributing newspapers around the country. That union works underneath their parent union the Teamsters, who are known for doing important work on behalf of their members but have also had their share of controversy over the years. None of the papers raided for corruption seem to be directly linked to the alleged dirty dealings, which was limited to the distribution aspect of the business, not the editorial.

Newspapers Raided for Corruption

Investigators in New York City raided circulation offices at some of the nation's largest newspapers Tuesday as part of a union corruption probe, a law enforcement official said. Police officers working with the Manhattan district attorney's office searched circulation offices of The New York Times in Queens, the New York Post and the Daily News in Manhattan, and El Diario in Brooklyn...

Newspapers Raided for Corruption

Posted at November 17, 2009 8:08 PM

They need to raid congress and the white house
for corruption next!!!!!!! The federal government
is a sham.

Posted by: TROPI at November 17, 2009 11:29 PM

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